The Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer Office (JHTT) is the University’s intellectual property administration center, serving Johns Hopkins researchers and inventors as a licensing, patent, and technology commercialization office and acting as an active liaison to parties interested in leveraging JHU research or materials for academic or corporate endeavors.
Johns Hopkins Technology Transfer’s mission is to:
- Protect the intellectual property of Johns Hopkins faculty and to commercialize these inventions for the public good.
- Bring the benefits of discovery to the world.
To be the premier intellectual property administration center for Johns Hopkins University (JHU) and its entities by:
- Helping Johns Hopkins inventors fulfill their intellectual and commercial potential.
- Protecting Johns Hopkins inventions through the filing of patent applications and the licensing of technologies for commercialization.
- Developing partnerships between Johns Hopkins inventors and external parties interested in leveraging JHU research or materials for academic or corporate endeavors.
- Providing and coordinating licensing agreements, startups, core facilities, sponsored research, material transfer agreements, research collaborations, and clinical trial opportunities to those best able to bring JHU technologies to market.
- Promoting the availability of essential medicines for the world.